Best beaches in Puglia, Italy: Marina di Pescoluse

The beach at Pescoluse, on Italy’s Puglia coast, is known as Marina di Pescoluse and its shallow waters make it perfect for children and inexperienced swimmers. A diverse range of beachgoers are attracted… Continue reading

Everything but the kitchen sink!

Summer is in full swing here to in Puglia and temperatures are rising towards 40°C, humidity is also on the rise and I’m melting! So, there is only one thing for it, the… Continue reading

Boccon di Vino: Wine, Food and Cultural Event, Carovigno 31st July – 2nd August 2015.

Food, wine, culture and music; this annual event has it all! Set in the hilltop town of Carovigno, in the main Piazza near Castle Dentice di Frasso and surrounding streets, is where you’ll… Continue reading

Real Puglian hospitality

Not one to turn down a dinner invitation, I headed to the relatively unknown town of Villa Castelli, in the province of Brindisi, and went to a traditional trattoria, ‘Antichi Sapori’. My good… Continue reading

Double Bill in Brindisi: A Taste of the Mediterranean and World Championship Powerboat Racing.

Brindisi hosts its third gastronomic food and wine festival ‘Sapori del Mediterraneo’, A taste of the Mediterranean 2nd – 5th July 2015, Viale Regina Margherita (Lungomare) Back by popular demand, this four day… Continue reading

Divingusto: Wine, Food and Wellness Festival

June 26th – 28th 2015, Masseria Mangiato – Martina Franca (Taranto – Italy) There’s a region in Italy where local wine and food has stood the test of time, and tradition and culture… Continue reading

The Sound of Summer: Cicadas

Summer is officially here! And I’m not just talking about the fact that today is the Summer Solstice but rather that the Cicadas have finally woken up from their secret underground life, having… Continue reading

For the love of coffee!

We all know Italians love their coffee but I was surprised to find out that we (Brits) actually drink far more coffee than our Italian Friends. In fact, generally speaking, they only drink… Continue reading

A Hidden Gem For Sale In Ostuni

Ever dreamed of owning your own little place in the sun but thought buying a place in Ostuni would be too expensive? Then think again! Puglian Pleasures are thrilled to have this little… Continue reading

Vino and Vespas!

Last weekend in Puglia it was ‘Cantine Aperte’ where many of the wineries (Cantine) opened their doors to the public, to showcase their wines. So we thought it would be fun to incorporate… Continue reading